Malaysian Corn and Anchovy Fried Balls is Cucur Jagung!
Malaysian Corn and Anchovy Fried Balls also known as Malaysian Cucur Jagung, Cucoq, Jemput-Jemput, Bakwan or Dilis (in Philippines). It is the perfect home made afternoon snack. A savory dish usually served with a side of sweet chili sauce or even ketchup for afternoon tea. The sweetness of the corn paired alongside the salty dried anchovies and freshness of the spring onion and chili makes this little fried balls the perfect home cooked snack!
Known in the north as Cucur/Cucoq and Jemput-Jemput in the South, this treat, is a hit for any tea time treat! For a non meat or vegan alternative, remove the anchovies and egg and add in more vegetables of your liking. You can even add any kind of ingredients. We have some other variations that include prawn, carrots, bean sprouts and fresh chilis and this is called cucur Udang! or a sweet variation that consist or ripped bananas that are called cocodok.